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Sport and Exercise Sciences News

22nd June 2017
The University of Chichester has been awarded Silver in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). The Silver award recognises that we consistently deliver high quality teaching, learning and outcomes for our students and consistently exceed rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher...
9th June 2017
A FESTIVAL of sport hosted at the University of Chichester has encouraged young people to engage in different activities and experience higher education. The event was organised by the Institute of Sport for more than 800 year nine and ten students from schools across the south of England. It...
Paralympian Emma Wiggs
26th January 2017
GOLD medal-winning graduates of the University of Chichester have been awarded royal honours for their triumphant year of sport. Rio 2016 athletes Emma Wiggs and Saskia Clark were appointed members of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) following their successes in Brazil. The...
British Canoeing Coaching conference
23rd December 2016
THE complex journey that sport coaches often encounter while developing their craft was the subject of innovative research presented at an international conference by two academics of the University of Chichester. A specialist investigation focusing on creating coaching philosophy and...
Saskia Clark and Hannah Mills
7th December 2016
AN OLYMPIC gold-medallist and graduate of the University of Chichester has been named the Rolex world sailor of the year. Rio 2016 champion Saskia Clark (left) was awarded the title with teammate Hannah Mills following their summer triumph in the 470 women’s event in Brazil. The Team GB sailors...
Dr Jordan Matthews
13th October 2016
Dr Jordan Matthews will be presenting his research on the ‘History of documentation of women in sport’ at the Africa Women and Sport Conference in Gaborone, Botswana, in October 2016. Dr Matthews is part of an international research team who published a global research report on women and sport for...
Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise 2016
8th August 2016
AN INTERNATIONAL conference will bring leading scientists and academics from the world of sport and exercise to the University of Chichester. The research event, which focuses on Qualitative Research in Sport and Exercise will reveal cutting-edge empirical inquiries and advancements in qualitative...
Cheetah research
4th July 2016
THE science of how cheetahs can sprint nearly three times the speed of Olympic champion Usain Bolt has been revealed to the BBC One Show by a senior lecturer from the University of Chichester. Dr Penny Hudson, of the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, studied the anatomy and biomechanics of...
Distinguished US army scientist to speak at Chichester
30th June 2016
A FORMER scientist of the United States army who has pioneered research into human performance and injury prevention will be talking at the University of Chichester next week. Professor Bradley Nindl, who leads the exploration into neuromuscular and growth hormones at the University of Pittsburgh,...
Dr Neal Smith with BBC Radio 1
17th May 2016
THE science behind the perfect penalty kick has been revealed by senior lecturers of the University of Chichester as part of a BBC Radio 1 news feature. Academics of the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences, which is part of the University's Institute of Sport, disclosed the secrets of a...

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